Reading Through the Pandemic: Put Anxiety to Rest

November 30, 2020By Jane AdesGeneral

You’re so focused on the ever-present uncertain and chaotic reality of the day, that you forget how wonderful it can be to steep yourself in the magic of books. Reading offers an escape from your current thoughts. Thoughts of the drawn-out election, fears and uncertain hope about the new vaccines coming out, isolation and loneliness … Read More

Fighting Loneliness During Quarantine

November 22, 2020By Jane AdesGeneral

Not many of us have ever experienced the kind of isolation that this COVID-19 pandemic has brought about. While quarantine for some has been a welcomed break from the hustle and bustle of life and a chance to spend more quality time with the family, for others it has been an incredibly lonely experience away … Read More

How Mindfulness Can Ease Anxiety

November 11, 2020By Alicia H. Clark, PsyDAnxiety, Mindfulness

By Alicia H. Clark, PsyD It starts with noticing what and how you feel—and it’s simpler than you think. Before we can understand how to use mindfulness for anxiety, it is important to first understand what mindfulness is. One of the best definitions of mindfulness comes from Berkeley’s Center for Greater Good, “Mindfulness means maintaining … Read More